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Arbor Place Mall to be closed on Thanksgiving day

Arbor Place Mall

Arbor Place Mall will close on Thanksgiving Day and open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday, November 24th. “The support that we received last year when we made this decision was overwhelmingly positive,” said Stephen Lebovitz, President and CEO, CBL Properties, “It is based on this feedback from our retail partners, employees of CBL and…

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“Miracle on Main Street’ Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

"Miracle on Main Street' Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

The Main Street Douglasville Office is now accepting applications for the 2017 Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. If interested, please review the attached guidelines and fill out the attached application and return these to the Main Street Office (6658 Church Street Douglasville, GA 30134 – temporary location) before Friday, November 17th. Main Street is…

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Six New Volunteers Join Children’s Voice: CASA Inc.

Six New Volunteers Join Children's Voice: CASA Inc.

The Honorable Judge Peggy Walker swore in six new CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 after they completed their training to join the organization. These new volunteers are the newest group of trained volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the Douglas County foster care system. Ada Gardner,…

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Trick or Treat in the Douglas County Courthouse

Trick or Treat in the Douglas County Courthouse

The Douglas County Courthouse will be filled with ghosts, goblins, ballerinas, superheroes, and laughter Halloween afternoon, Tuesday, October 31st, as Douglas County employees continue their 12th annual Trick-or-Treating event in the courthouse. Any child aged 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, is welcome to go through the Courthouse and trick-or-treat (all treats) in offices…

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Kid to Kid Douglasville Closes After Ten Years

Kid to Kid Douglasville Closes

The Highway 5 location just prior to its original opening. Kid to Kid Douglasville Closes: the well known retail resale store that specializes in buying and selling gently used clothing, toys, and gear for children has closed its doors in Douglasville. The Highway 5 location was one of more than 100 franchises spread across the…

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Willis Ralls celebrates 100th Birthday

Willis Ralls

Villa Rica resident Willis Ralls celebrates a milestone birthday this month. Woodrow Wilson was President of the United States. America had just entered her first combat engagement of WWI. Moon Pies, Girl Scout Cookies, and Chuck Taylor Converse All Star athletic shoes had just been invented. It was 1917, and Willis Jackson Ralls was born…

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Courthouse Art Gallery sets 2018 Schedule

Courthouse Art Gallery sets 2018 Schedule

The Douglas County Department of Communications and Community Relations has released the schedule for the 2018. In its 14th season, the program will continue to celebrate local artists each month by hosting their work on the third floor of the Courthouse. Each month has a specific theme. The first four months continue the tradition of…

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DCHS Grad Has Second Book Coming Out

DCHS Grad

Hometown author’s epic Success By Chuck Palmer “Being brave is not about lacking fear. If you are never scared, you will never understand what it means to be brave.” Author and Douglas County High School graduate, Julie Leung writes of bravery, adventure, knights, friendship, and mice… yes, mice, in her epic middle grades series Mice…

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Altered Realities: A Photography Exhibition

Altered Realities: A Photography Exhibition

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County presents an unusual photography exhibit showcasing three southeastern artists who use their images to depict a world beyond what the camera lens shoots. The show is called “Altered Realities”. Using unique printing or processing techniques, editing, overlays, and assemblage, photographers David Diodate, Emma Elaine and Lola Scott explore interpret…

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Foxhall Event to Feature Top Atlanta Chefs

Top Atlanta Chefs

Foxhall Event to Feature Top Atlanta Chefs The 17th Annual Afternoon in the Country at Foxhall Resort will take place on Sunday, November 5 from 1pm to 4pm. At Les Dames d’Escoffier: An Afternoon in the Country Chefs from over 100 of Atlanta’s top restaurants, caterers and retailers, paired with some of the area’s best…

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